Tamoxifen citrate and Fibroids - from FDA reports
Fibroids is found among people who take Tamoxifen citrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Fibroids with Tamoxifen citrate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,622 people who have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA, and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On May, 12, 2017
8,622 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen Citrate.
Among them, 35 people (0.41%) have Fibroids
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tamoxifen Citrate when people have Fibroids *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 75 %
- 5 - 10 years: 25 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Fibroids when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Fibroids when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:
- 0-1: 2.86 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 17.14 %
- 40-49: 25.71 %
- 50-59: 5.71 %
- 60+: 48.57 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Breast Cancer (14 people, 40.00%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 11.43%)
- Bone Loss (4 people, 11.43%)
- Breast Cancer Female (3 people, 8.57%)
- Menopause (1 person, 2.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (5 people, 14.29%)
- Zoloft (5 people, 14.29%)
- Zocor (5 people, 14.29%)
- Dexamethasone (5 people, 14.29%)
- Ativan (4 people, 11.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hysterectomy (7 people, 20.00%)
- Abdominal Distension (7 people, 20.00%)
- Pain (6 people, 17.14%)
- Metastases To Liver (6 people, 17.14%)
- Depression (6 people, 17.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Fibroids when taking Tamoxifen citrate?
Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Tamoxifen citrate 9,567 users)
Fibroids (non cancerous tumour of muscle layer) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, birth control, osteoporosis (latest reports from 1,353 Fibroids patients).
Browse all side effects of Tamoxifen citratea b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with FibroidsFibroids
Could your condition cause FibroidsFibroids
What would happen?
Can you answer these questions?
Been on Tamoxifen for 2 years. Was treated for stage 2, grade 3 breast cancer 2013 at 70. On anastrazole for a year, but side effects caused issued. Doc put me on Tamoxifen summer for 2015. Incontinence when going for a 30 minute walk started about 8 months over winter months first year, but ...
I have fibroid. A friend told me that folic acid thickens the wall of the fibroid and makes it difficult for it to degenerate. Can you please advice me on what you know about this. Is it risky to take folic acid in this condition?
You may be interested in these reviews
I just had a double masectomy in late March. I had DCIS grade III in my right and DCIS grade 2 in my left. My right is 90% Estrogen + and the left is 100% estrogen +. I am considering Tomoxifan but am concerned because I have a very large Focal Nodular Hyperplasia with multiple hemangiomas. ...
I had BC in Nov 2014 . DCIS ....lumpectomy and Radiation. I'm on Tomoxofen. I was on low dose aspirin , but I was bruising and bleeding very easily. Once stopped the LD aspirin. Now ... this is the second time my WBC has been low. First time it went up to 3.8 ( that was about 6 months ago ). My ...